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    Film addressing domestic violence, alcohol, drugs wins award

    Rangatahi at a youth justice residence in Auckland have taken out the top prize at a film festival with their short film What You Don't Know.

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    Debt and housing major concerns for Māori

    A new survey shows that financial debt and insecurity alongside housing affordability and homelessness are the two main concerns for Māori. Te Puea Marae frontman Hurimoana Dennis isn't surprised and says these are the same issues affecting whānau they help through their homelessness programme.

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    Urgent Tribunal hearing on prisoner voting granted

    The Waitangi Tribunal has announced an urgent hearing on Māori prisoners having the right to vote.  Current legislation disqualifies sentenced prisoners from participating in general elections.

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    Rotorua rehabilitation programme prepares for graduation this month

    A rehabilitation programme aimed at high-risk offenders in Rotorua continues on despite minimal funds. Pūwhakamua is a cultural emerging 12-month program by former drug lord and inmate turned mentor Wiremu Billy Macfarlane he says the program which is largely self-funded is needed despite the lack the funds.

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    Driving progamme helps offenders in the BOP

    The NZ Howard League for Penal Reform will now offer their driving programme for the next three years for offenders and ex-prisoners in the Eastern Bay of Plenty. The programme, which helps offenders obtain a driving license, has already helped over 40 people in the Whakatāne area since the pilot programme began in September.

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    How can the criminal justice system be more effective?

    The Safe and Effective Justice Programme Advisory Group is hearing from communities in Te Tairāwhiti, which panel member Julia Whaipooti says is one of the regions most affected by the criminal justice system.

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    Christmas festivities begin for 300 Angel Tree whānau

    Festivities have already begun for 300 Auckland whānau of prison inmates.  In a first, the annual Angel Tree Christmas celebrations were hosted at Mataatua Marae in Māngere.

  8. Waseskun

    At the Waseskun Healing Center, men with troubled and violent pasts follow a treatment plan based on Indigenous philosophy.

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    Implementing tikanga Māori rehabilitation across all prisons

    Minister of Corrections, Kelvin Davis is currently seeking collaborative approaches with iwi leaders to find solutions to the Māori prison population problem.

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    Iwi-driven solutions to keep wāhine Māori out of prison

    Māori women make up 62 percent of the inmates at Auckland Women's Prison and the number is rising.   Many will re-offend and now there's a call for whānau, hāpu and iwi to increase initiatives to stop the tide of Māori women being locked up.

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